Old Baseball Cards (OBC) - What's New?

OBC Webmaster: Wayne Delia ---- OBC Wantlist Administrator/Webmaster II: Joe Isaac

12/5/14 - The following updates were made on the OBC Dealer page: New OBC Dealers are Larrie Dean, Ron Estes, Jack Kerkes, Paul Korst, Mike McCann, Jerry Nelson, Jack Zerby. The following dealers were removed based on the OBCAC: Ron Barrett, Zack Grakal, Bill Henderson, Dave Levin, John Morrison, Dave Murray, Mike Wheat. [Joe]

11/27/14 - Added Mark Smith to the OBC Dealer page. [Joe]

9/28/14 - Added a new article from George on Sy Berger. [Joe]

7/23/14 - Added a new article from George, Jefferson Burdick's Burst of Energy in Early 1937. [Wayne]

7/19/14 - Added a new article from George on the Collectables at the Tour de France. [Joe]

5/29/14 - Added a new article from George on the Sports Museum of LA. [Joe]

4/20/14 - Added a new article from George on John Hamilton's Newport Sports Museum. [Joe]

3/27/14 - Added new articles from George, T218s and Wagner, Munson etc. under All About the Cards; Oldest Heismans under Strictly Football. [Joe]

2/2/14 - Moved Pike and Wiehe to the Inactive list per results of membership poll. [Joe]

2/1/14 - Moved Tom Massimo and Kit Okamura to the inactive list per request. [Wayne]

1/20/14 - Added new member Brandon Wax to the directory page. [Joe]

10/9/13 - Added a new article from George, Ace Parker (1912-2013). [Wayne]

10/9/13 - Added new member Rob Bessette to the directory page. Added a new article from George, An Interview With Gil Coan. [Joe]

9/3/13 - Added new member Sam Taylor to the directory page. [Joe]

8/23/13 - Added a new article from George on the 2013 National. [Joe]

8/16/13 - Added a new article from George on Local Collectors Clubs. [Joe]

7/10/13 - Added a new article from George on Hobby Odds and Ends. [Joe]

6/7/13 - Added new member Patrick Prickett to the directory page. [Joe]

5/27/13 - Added a new article from George on Super Senior Football. [Joe]

5/26/13 - Added returning member Scott Earle back to the Active membership. [Joe]

5/10/13 - Added a new article from George on Ray Hess. [Joe]

3/12/13 - James Cooper moved back to the Active list. [Joe]

3/11/13 - Added a new article from George on How To Pack If You Are A Dealer. [Joe]

3/10/13 - Greg Miller moved back to the Active list. [Joe]

3/7/13 - John Storman moved back to the Active list. [Joe]

2/9/13 - Added a new article from George on Super Senior Players. [Joe]

1/25/13 - Added new member Shawn Smart to the directory page. [Joe]

1/10/13 - Added a new article from George on Frank Keetz. [Joe]

1/3/13 - The following members were removed from the directory per the '12 Membership Poll/Collection of Dues:
ACTIVE Members - Atnip, Beauchemin, Chamberlain, Coen, Cooper, Fitak, Hattox, Pearce, Storman, Wierzbicki.
INACTIVE Members - Adkins, Altemose, Carter, Cerullo, Clesh, Collins, Crotte, D. Cummings, Duffy, Dwyer, Farrell, Greco, Gyselink, Hatch, Hay, Heilenman, Kimball, Knowles, G. Miller, Newcomb, Pigeon, Sackmann, Schoenrock Stahlman, Sweeney, Wainwright, Wolf. [Joe]

11/26/12 - Added new member Andy Huntoon to the directory page. [Joe]

10/30/12 - Changed the logo on the home page - thanks to Tom Housley for the new design. [Joe]

10/21/12 - Updated the Rules of Conduct to reflect Annual Dues. [Joe]

10/14/12 - Updated Who Collects What with Basketball, Football, Hockey and Non-Sports. [Joe]

10/11/12 - Added a new article from George on Jefferson Burdick's First Catalog of Cards. [Joe]

10/1/12 - Added new member Gary Beard to the directory page. [Joe]

8/26/12 - Added new member Jake Elwell to the directory page. [Joe]

6/25/12 - Added new members Mike Jackson and Taylor Schock to the directory page. [Joe]

4/19/12 - Added RAOK (random act of kindness) to the OBC slang dictionary. [Joe]

4/3/12 - Added new member Wes Shepard to the directory page. [Joe]

3/4/11 - The following members were moved to the Inactive List per the result of the '12 Membership Poll: Hatch, Kimball, Newcomb. [Joe]

2/20/12 - Added a new article from George on Mystery Card Find from 1956. [George]

1/29/12 - Added returning member Dan Coen to the Directory Page. Updated the ROC with a Conflict Resolution section. [Joe]

1/14/12 - Added a new article from George on Goodwin Goldfaden. [Joe]

11/30/11 - Added new member Nick Pelletier to the directory page. [Joe]

11/13/11 - Added new member Joe Denning to the directory page. [Joe]

11/4/11 – Updated the ROC to reflect changes to the Email section per the OBCAC results.  [Joe]

10/27/11 - Added returning member Jim Pearce to the directory page. [Joe]

9/27/11 - Added a new article from George on Who’s Who and Collectors Hall of Fame Book 1970. [Joe]

9/8/11 - Added new member Mike Mackie to the directory page. [Joe]

7/26/11 - Added a new article from George on a $1 Burdick Card and Baseball Cards in a 1945 Magazine. [Joe]

5/5/11 - Added a new article from George on Bob Thing. [Joe]

4/28/11 - Added new member Joe Adriance to the directory page. [Joe]

3/12/11 - The following members were moved back to the active list: Ellis, Morgan, Storman. [Joe]

3/4/11 - The following members were moved to the Inactive List per the result of the '11 Membership Poll: Ellis, Morgan, Storman. [Joe]

3/4/11 - Updated the Contacts page with the new OBCAC. [Joe]

2/21/11 - Moved Knowles, Skogland and Thomas to the inactive directory per their request from the annual membership poll. [Joe]

2/17/11 - Added returning member Alvin Autry to the directory page. [Joe]

2/07/11 - Added new member Matt Yudt to the directory page. [Joe]

1/18/11 - Added a new article from George on Bruce Yeko to the Library. [Joe]

1/4/11 - Added a new article from George on Football Cards to the Library. [Joe]

12/25/10 - Added new member Ed Watts to the directory page. [Joe]

12/10/10 - Added a new article from George on Stadium and Sports Postcard Collecting to the Library. Moved Guthrie to the Inactive List per his request. [Joe]

11/24/10 - Added Dick DeCourcy to the OBC Dealer Page. [Joe]

10/11/10 - Updated the OBC Dealer Page. [Joe]

9/25/10 - Added new members Tom Elliott and Mike Dillon to the directory page. [Joe]

9/24/10 - Moved Howard Morgan back to the active list per his request. Added 5 new articles to the Library, thanks to Chris Stufflestreet. [Joe]

8/26/10 - Added new member Nick Covello to the directory page. [Joe]

8/19/10 - Updated the Post and Jello Sets from the 1960's article in the Library. [Joe]

8/12/10 - Moved Bama back to the active list per his request. [Joe]

7/23/10 - Added 7 new articles from George Vrechek to the Library Page - Hobby Publications from the 1970s; “Era of the Cigarette Card”; Hobby Royalty Revisited, An Update on Burdick, Carter, Goldfaden, and Solon; Eleven New Variations Found in 1963 Topps; Variations and Printing Differences Still Turning Up Years Later, but Are We Still Interested?; The First Article on Baseball Cards?; The View from the Other Side of the Table. [Joe]

7/21/10 - Added two new articles from George Vrechek on Ray Mederios and Newport Sports Museum to the Library Page. [Joe]

7/20/10 - Added new articles from George Vrechek on Harry Lilien, Al Demaree Die Cuts and Hobbies Magazines to the Library Page. [Joe]

6/1/10 - Modified the nomination section in the ROC from the May 2010 OBCAC vote. [Joe]

3/25/10 - Updated a bad link on the Checklist Central Page. [Joe]

3/23/10 - Added new Checklists and fixed nonexisting links at the Library Page under "Checklist Central, Chris Stufflestreet's Checklists". [Joe]

3/14/10 - Added new members Tom Billing and Jason Christopherson to the directory page. [Joe]

1/23/10 - Added new article from George Vrechek on A Look At Early Hobby Correspondence to the Library Page. [Joe]

1/22/10 - Updated the OBC LOGO on the main page. [Joe]

10/5/09 - Added new article from George Vrechek on AU Sports Memorabilia Store to the Library Page. [Joe]

8/27/09 - Added Randy Kniffin to the OBC Certified Dealer page. Removed Sims from the OBC Certified Dealer page per vote by the AC. Updated the ROC Wantlist Section to indicate advertising is not allowed on any wantlist maintained through the OBC site. Removed Website Awards from the home page due to many inactive/old links. [Joe]

8/25/09 - Moved Bama to the Inactive list per his request. [Joe]

6/20/09 - Added new article from George Vrechek on Bob Solon to the Library Page. [Joe]

6/10/09 - Added new member Randy Welk to the directory page. [Joe]

4/14/09 - Added new article from George Vrechek on TOPPS AND BOWMAN CARDS DURING THE “WAR YEARS” of 1951 to 1955 to the Library Page. [Joe]

2/28/09 - Added new articles, 1962 Green Tints and 1960's Post/Jello to the Library Page. [Joe]

2/22/09 - Moved Al Cummings to the inactive list per his request. Moved Joel Glickman to the Active list per his request. The following members were moved to the Inactive List per the result of the '09 Membership Poll: Cooper and Wierzbicki. [Joe]

1/23/09 - Added new "Irv Lerner" article to the Library Page. [Joe]

1/08/09 - Updated the OBC LOGO on the main page. [Joe]

12/14/08 - Added new member Richard Dingman to the directory page. [Joe]

9/27/08 - Added new "Lionel Carter" article to the Library Page. [Joe]

9/25/08 - Updated the Current Members, OBC Inactive Membership and Want Lists sections in the ROC per the results of the September 08 AC vote. [Joe]

9/18/08 - Moved the following members to the inactive list per their request: Adkins, Calvert, Chow, Domue, Duffy, Hay, Svetecz and Sweeney. The following members were put on the inactive list due to non-response to the membership poll: Altemose, Farrell, Pigeon, Wiehe. [Joe]

9/17/08 - Added new member Ken Pillion to the directory page. [Joe]

9/11/08 - Added new member Rich Niessen to the directory page. [Joe]

8/30/08 - Added a "Who Collects What" button to the main page per results of August 08 AC vote. [Joe]

8/27/08 - Added Bob McLean to the Certified Dealer list. Updated the FAQ and ROC that new members must have 3 recommendations from OBC members with at least 2 years in the group. [Joe]

7/28/08 - Added new members Jeff Whitworth and Gord Ellis to the directory page. A new link was created on the directory page to include ALL inactive members per the OBCAC. Updated the ROC to reflect the new OBC Directory and OBC Friendly Dealer Requirements. [Joe]

6/23/08 - Added new member John Stamper to the directory page. [Joe]

5/05/08 - Moved Ken Morganti to the inactive list per his request. [Joe]

4/27/08 - Added new "Meet Goodwin Goldfaden" article to the Library Page. [Joe]

4/22/08 - Added new members John Dahms and Richard Labs to the directory page. [Joe]

3/27/08 - Added Dick Zimmerman to the Certified Dealer list. [Joe]

3/14/08 - Added new member Mike Rumley-Wells to the directory page. Moved John Collins to the inactive list per his request. [Joe]

3/09/08 - Updated the OBC LOGO on the main page. [Joe]

3/04/08 - Updated the Contact page with the new OBCAC. [Joe]


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